Elder Talk with Shelley Charles

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 3:00pm EST
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Event Contact Name: 
Jasmine Panacheese
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Our Language is Written on the Land

Elder Talk with Shelley Mandawkwe Charles

Audience: Open to Public

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020   

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 Shelley Charles
Shelley is Ojibway Anishinaabe from Georgina Island First Nation on Lake Simcoe and is a member of the fish clan: Muskinozhe Giigohn. She is a graduate of Horticulture Science and earned a Masters of Indigenous Philosophy from 7th Generation Institute in Fort Frances. Shelley’s first teacher was her grandmother, BazhadawgumigoKwe who taught her how to harvest food and plants as medicine and has used this knowledge in the restoration of Indigenous plants; designing gardens and teachings on the land. Prior to being appointed as Project Lead for Indigenous Women in Agriculture with the Native Women’s Association of Canada, Shelley was the Indigenous Advisor and Dean of Indigenous Education and Engagement at Humber College. Shelley is an instructor and elder advisor at First Nation’s Technical Institute Aviation School based in Tyendinaga

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